Joel Embiid had 30 points and 11 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the Washington Wizards 107-98 on Wednesday despite losing two-time All-Star Ben Simmons to a knee injury in the third quarter. There was no immediate word from the 76ers on the extent of Simmons' injury, which occurred as he landed awkwardly after grabbing an offensive rebound. Tobias Harris added 17 points for the 76ers, who pulled within a game of the Pacers for fifth place in the Eastern Conference standings.
Two-time All-Star Ben Simmons left Philadelphia's game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday in the third quarter with a left knee injury and did not return. Simmons grabbed a rebound and appeared to tweak his knee. Coach Brett Brown said after the game the team doesn't know anything on the extent of the injury.
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